[Icecast] user Authentication - fail to add an user

Michael Smith mlrsmith at gmail.com
Wed Feb 2 20:23:55 PST 2005

On Thu, 3 Feb 2005 14:10:50 +1000, Geoff Shang <geoff at hitsandpieces.net> wrote:
> Ron Blok wrote:
> > Could it be a file/directory permission issue ?
> I have a vague recollection that the file needs to be able to be opened for
> writing as well as reading, if that helps.

Your recollection is correct - for adding or removing users, you need
to be able to write to it.

If you don't use that bit (i.e. you're only using it for
authentication, and you're not changing the list of users that is
allowed), then it only needs to be opened for writing.


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